Thursday, January 16, 2014

Claremont school hosts weekend film fest

Claremont Lincoln University’s Center for Process Studies will hold its 13th annual Whitehead International Film Festival, featuring movies from around the world that promote a common good next weekend, January 17-20 in the Mudd Theater at 1325 N. College Ave.

Each year, the festival features 10 of the best films recently released, spotlighting work that offers a fascinating look into the cultures, lives and spiritual aspirations of people in foreign lands. A Faith and Film class is being offered in conjunction with the festival.

This year’s feature films include Closed Season (Germany), Tall as a Baobab Tree (Senegal), Hannah Arendt (Germany), Touch of the Light (Taiwan) and The Deep (Iceland) among others. A number of short films will also be presented. Visit for a list of showings.

Tickets are $5 per film, with package rates also available including a full pass with banquet for $100. A Faith and Film Class, offered at $300, includes admission to all events. Students, faculty and staff of Claremont Lincoln University and Claremont School of Theology may attend for free. For information, visit or call (909) 447-2533.

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